Canada has produced few writers as polarizing as Mordecai Richler. Loved for his acerbic wit and complete disregard for sacred cows — and loathed for the same reasons — Richler was an author of international standing. The Richler Challenge: Thursday, March 18 and Friday, March 19, 2004.
McGill biochemist Jerry Pelletier, along with U.S. researchers, has made a major breakthrough in treating cancer in mice with a new type of combination therapy called a one-two punch. The study will be presented in today's issue of the journal Nature.
The Vice-Rector for Teaching and Research, René-Paul Fournier, announced today that Professor Claude Daneault, a researcher at the Centre intégré des pâtes et papiers (CIPP) of the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), in collaboration with McGill University, has received funding in the amount of $5,271,728 for a major research infrastructure project of the PapInnov network of pulp and paper centres.
"Print Culture and the City: An Interdisciplinary Conference" is being hosted by McGill's Department of Art History and Communication Studies on March 26 and 27. Cities being examined include Montreal, New York, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, London, Paris, Prague and San Salvador.
Dr David Kuhl, an expert on care for the gravely ill, will answer that question and more on March 24. The author of "What Dying People Want: Practical Wisdom for the End of Life" (Doubleday Canada), Kuhl will be the keynote speaker at McGill's first annual Asclepius Project lecture, entitled "Toward a Healing Profession."
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McGill will receive nearly $13 million from three levels of government under the Canada-Quebec Infrastructure Program for the purposes of renovating the 88-year-old stadium. The Montreal Alouettes Football Club will also contribute to the project.
McGill University's Jazz Orchestra I was in fine form at the International Association for Jazz Educators Conference (IAJE) in Toronto in January of 2003.
The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, Heather Munroe-Blum, is pleased to announce that Janyne Hodder is joining McGill as Vice-Principal (Inter-Institutional Relations).
McGill University has broken its own record for success in the Royal Bank Academic All-Canadian competition, with 132 top student-athletes in Canadian Interuniversity Sport in 2001-2002.